90 Miles From Tyranny : Calling BS on Harry Reid's story about his injuries..

Monday, March 30, 2015

Calling BS on Harry Reid's story about his injuries..

It is an emperor has no clothes moment. The partisan mainstream media has failed to show the slightest curiosity about an improbably story peddled by one of the central figures of the last six years of politics. John Hinderaker ofPowerline has been asking the questions about Harry Reid’s injuries and retirement from the Senate that a reasonably curious media should have been asking, but hasn’t because Reid is a Democrat.

I noted the injuries that Reid suffered on New Year’s Day, in Las Vegas: multiple broken bones around his right eye, damage to the right eye, severe facial bruising, broken ribs, and a concussion. Was all of this really the result of losing his balance because an elastic exercise band broke? That seems unlikely, to say the least.

Anyone who saw Reid would say that he looked like he had been beaten up by a guy with a hard left, maybe using brass knuckles:

Face it, Reid has a very questionable past, having enriched himself with deals on land that became very profitable following federal government decisions. Reid cultivated an image as a mob-fighter, once acting out on videotape he knew was rolling a show of outrage over an offered bribe. But as Kevin Williamson notes atNRO:

Reid’s political incubator: mobbed-up unions fighting mobbed-up gambling interests, both sides quick to resort to violence but too blisteringly incompetent to manage very much of it effectively.


When a guy shows up at a Las Vegas emergency room on New Year’s Day with severe facial injuries and...

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